Ratnagiri was established in the reign of the Gupta king Narasimha Baladitya in the first half of the sixth century but it came to limelight in the twelfth century. A large-scale excavation was conducted at the site between 1958 and 1961. The main
Jajpur is popularly known as Biraja Khetra, which translates as “the place sacred to Goddess Biraja”, and is located on the banks of the Baitarani River. It was the capital of Odisha during the Kesari dynasty, later supplanted by Cuttack. Now, it is the headquarters
Durga Puja is the most grandeur event in Odisha which include artistic pandals decorated with Gold and Silver to add glamour to the festival. The best way to pay an artist is by appreciating his art and Shiva has
Ginger Mint Tea This is amazing beverage for summer mornings. Mint has a cooling effect which complements the spicy ginger to give a refreshing aroma. Ingredients: 2 Cups of milk 2 tsp sugar 1 tsp
Bitter Gourd Mash/ Karelaa mash This is a Odia classic served with curd rice or pakhala(water rice). The pungency of mustard oil counters the bitterness of bitter gourd brilliantly. A very healthy and nutritious for hot summers.
During my stay in Mumbai I came across many people who would ask me where is it and some even cross checked if it’s in India. The major reason behind is that Media keeps on publicising Odisha as a poor
Chintamaniswar Temple is located on the Cuttack road opposite Old Station Bazar area. The Temple dates back to the 13th century and was originally made of sandstone which is now updated into modern whitewashed dome structure. This temple is more significant for its
On the last Monday of Shravan maas which the holy month for Hindus dedicated to Lord Shiva. Today fortunately we got an opportunity to visit the Gad Gadeiswara Temple in Cuttack, Odisha from where thousands of devotees collect water for the JalAbhishek of Lord
It was a blessing indeed that I got an opportunity to visit the GURDWARA GURU NANAK DATAN SAHIB located in Shikharpur Cuttack, Odisha. I’ve been planning to come here ever since I found out that Babaji was here during
On route to Puri lies this beautiful temple dedicated to goddess Dakshina Kali. Surrounded by picturesque beauty of nature.